it is January and time to “re-up” with your dues for the coming year.
Your dues help preserve and maintain our historic lodge.
Donations are also welcomed.
Did you know that the Bellville Historical Society was founded 40 years ago?
Just to remind you what an enjoyable organization this is, there is a brief review of last year’s events and activities at the bottom of this [post]
Even more important is what we are going to do this year. Here are some quick ideas:
Historians giving programs on Texas and Bellville history
Guest speakers on other historically related and interesting topics
40th anniversary celebration of the Society
Dedicated Genealogy research
Possible trips to presidential libraries, Bullock Museum, Brian Museum in Galveston, San Jacinto monument, San Felipe, Goliad, etc.
Of course, I believe the best part of our meetings is the social afterwards where we enjoy our favorite drinks along with the yummy treats brought in by the members and when we get to talk to each other about those things that interest us most.
Dues are $25 per person per year. (If you are a new member and paid after September 1st of 2016, you are paid for 2017.)
Send your dues to Bellville Historical Society, PO Box 67, Bellville Texas 77418, or give them to our Treasurer Linda Muchisky at the next meeting. . . .
Last year’s (2016) events and activities:
January 17 - Presentation by Jeff Spencer on historical “money” tokens
February 21 - General meeting and discussion of BHS needs and actions
March 2 - Support to San Felipe Historical Site
March 5 - Texas Independence Day celebration at Washington on the Brazos
April 17 - Presentation by Bryan McAuley on San Felipe Historical Site
May 20 - Joint program with Austin County Museum at the Jail Museum
June 18 - John Grube guide to Bullock Museum and General Land Archives w/Jim Woodrick
June 26 - Bill Hardt program on Austin County Courthouse w/Ernie Koy and John Grube
August 21 - Gary McKee program on Austin County residence resistance to Civil War
September 18 - Linda Feux led visit to Chappell Hill Historical Society and museum; dinner after
Paul P. Coan
President, Bellville Historical Society